Tax Resources

Local Tax Assistance

OCPL Tax-Aide Sites
OCPL locations offering tax assistance.
** NOTE ** Only current during the January - April tax season

AARP Tax-Aide Sites
[Includes OCPL libraries AND other community locations]
** NOTE ** Only available from late January/early February - April of current year

To Download & Print Forms:

[from your home computer, or the library computer]

IRS Forms & Publications
New York State Forms & Publications 
**** You will need to know the specific form numbers and publications that you want as well as making sure that you are obtaining the correct year. 
(Cost to print is $.10 per page at OCPL locations.)

Additional Tax Assistance Locations For The Syracuse Area

Cooperative Federal Credit Union
800 N. Salina St.
Call for information: 315-473-0280.

Listing community locations for In-person free tax filing by IRS-certified preparer for qualified individuals.

Syracuse IRS Office
Offers various services to assist with tax preparation and filing.

Federal Forms & Information

IRS Home Page

Which Form—1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ?

Forms and Publications

Contact Your Local Office

Withholdings: Paycheck Check-up

New York State Forms & Information

NYS Department of Taxation and Finance 

Forms and Instructions

Individual Taxpayer Answer Center


NYS free tax assistance 

How to Contact the NYS Tax Department

Other State Tax Forms

Links to State Tax Forms

Links to tax forms for all 50 U.S. states from the Federation of Tax Administrators.

Filing Online


The IRS provides this FreeFile page. Links to a "Help Me Find A Free File Company" option, as well as "I Will Choose A Free File Company" option.